TA will never ever grant him one. It would be glorious if he qualified for one of those events too.Safe to say that Bernard has to get a wildcard now for one of the 250s??
Tomic showed what he's capable of playing during bits and pieces in this match.
Now he needs to figure out those Unforced Errors and try to maintain a certain level and fighting spirit in order to get a W in Melbourne Park with a good draw.
If he keeps his current attitude he might get back into the Top 150 in a couple of months. The opposite wouldn't surprise me though.
You have to remember that he traveled all the way to Qatar, so it's clear that he was motivated not to lose right away. Especially with the upcoming Quarantine scenario reentering Australia.
In addition, he was fortunately able to focus on tennis, since his normal hotspots such as clubs and bars are closed for corona reasons